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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Clarion River near Cooksburg are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Ridgway Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 10.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.00 ft on 03/17/1936
(2) 18.84 ft on 06/23/1972
(3) 18.69 ft on 05/22/2014
(4) 17.60 ft on 03/06/1979
(5) 17.40 ft on 01/26/1978
(6) 17.39 ft on 12/01/2010
(7) 17.10 ft on 02/03/1970
(8) 16.50 ft on 09/18/2004
(9) 16.40 ft on 01/19/1996
(10) 16.10 ft on 06/21/1989
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.12 ft on 02/18/2022 (P)
(2) 15.17 ft on 06/21/2019
(3) 18.69 ft on 05/22/2014
(4) 14.03 ft on 03/06/2011
(5) 17.39 ft on 12/01/2010
(6) 15.00 ft on 01/26/2010
(7) 14.64 ft on 03/09/2009
(8) 12.36 ft on 03/20/2008
(9) 14.99 ft on 03/15/2007
(10) 16.50 ft on 09/18/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.04 ft on 08/25/1971
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19 Post office floods, and was the estimated flood stage during the Saint Patrick's Day Flood of 1936.
18.84 Flood waters reach the levels that were reached during Hurricane Agnes in 1972.
18.69 Flood waters reach the levels that were reached during the flood of May 2014.
18.5 The post office parking lot floods. Water reached an areas about 10 feet up hill from the intersection of Cemetery Road and River Road.
18 Several feet of water in the lower end of the Cook State Forest office parking lot.
17 The basement of the Cook Forest State Park office starts flooding.
14 About 1 foot of water covers River Road near the Cook Forest State Park office.
13 Macbeth Cabins flood and water reaches River Road near the State Park office

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) 10 Day (GEFS)
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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